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Press Releases: August 2009



-08/31/09  Turkey and Armenia: Normalization of Relations;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
-08/31/09  Urging an End to the Violence in Eastern Burma;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
-08/30/09  Japanese Lower House Election Results;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
-08/30/09  Trinidad and Tobago Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/28/09  Negotiations Conclude on a New Treaty to Combat Illegal Fishing; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/28/09  Remarks to the Press ;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
-08/28/09  U.S.-South Africa Nonproliferation and Disarmament Dialogue; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/27/09  Defense Trade Advisory Group Seeks New Members for 2010-2012 Term; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/26/09  Joint Statement by U.S. Special Envoy for Middle East Peace and Israeli Prime Minister ; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/26/09  On the Passing of Senator Kennedy;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/26/09  State Department Offers Private Sector Security Overseas Seminar for U.S Businesses, Academic Institutions, and NGOs, September 21 - 22, 2009; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/25/09  Senior State Department Officials on Honduras;  Senior Department Official; Via Conference Call; Washington, DC
-08/25/09  Temporary Suspension of Non-Immigrant Visa Services in Honduras;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
-08/25/09  Uruguayan Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/21/09  On-The-Record Briefing;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Remarks to the Press; Washington, DC
-08/21/09  Statement on Occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the Baltic Way;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/20/09  Effect of Binyam Mohamed Trial on Information Sharing with Britain (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/20/09  New Grant Addresses Water Safety in Latin America and Caribbean; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/20/09  Permit for Alberta Clipper Pipeline Issued; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/20/09  Release of Abdel Basset Mohamed al-Megrahi;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/20/09  United States and People's Republic of China Officials Sign Conditions of Construction Agreement; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/19/09  Commemoration of World Humanitarian Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/19/09  U.S. Assistance to the Government of Iraq in the Aftermath of Today's Attacks; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/19/09  U.S. Special Envoy Gration Witnesses Bilateral Agreement in Sudan; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/19/09  United States and People's Republic of China Officials To Sign Conditions of Construction Agreement; Washington, DC
-08/18/09  Israel's Travel Requirements; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/18/09  Minneapolis Passport Agency Inaugurated ; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/18/09  Remarks With Colombian Foreign Minister Jaime Bermudez After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-08/18/09  Secretary Clinton's Meeting with Colombian Foreign Minister Jaime Bermúdez;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
-08/18/09  Special Press Briefing on Refugee Issues; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/18/09  U.S.- Colombia Defense Cooperation Agreement; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/17/09  Afghanistan Elections;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/17/09  Iraq Bombings;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/17/09  U.S. Department of State Chemical Security Engagement Program Receives American Chemical Society Award; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/17/09  U.S. Special Envoy Gration to Travel to Sudan; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/17/09  United Kingdom Congestion Tax; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/15/09  Death of Ken Bacon, President of Refugees International;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/15/09  Missing and Detained Americans in Iran;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/14/09  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer on Gender-Based Violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Washington, DC
-08/14/09  Comments Upon Departure From Cape Verde;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Plane Upon Departure from Cape Verde
-08/14/09  Indian Independence Day Message;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/14/09  Pakistan Independence Day Message;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/14/09  Remarks With Prime Minister Maria Pereira Neves of Cape Verde;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Sal, Cape Verde
-08/13/09  Address to Joint Session of Liberian National Legislature;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Capitol Building, Liberia
-08/13/09  Briefing by Ambassador Philip S. Goldberg on the Implementation of UNSC Resolution 1874 on North Korea; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/13/09  Implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1874 on North Korea;  Coordinator for Implementation of UNSC Resolution 1874 Philip S. Goldberg; Washington, DC
-08/13/09  Remarks With Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Monrovia, Liberia
-08/13/09  Remarks at Liberian National Police Academy;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Monrovia, Liberia
-08/13/09  Secretary Clinton Meets With Embassy Monrovia Personnel and Their Families;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Embassy Monrovia, Liberia
-08/13/09  Toast at Lunch Hosted by Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Monrovia, Liberia
-08/12/09  Ambassador Verveer to Hold Press Conference on August 13 on Gender-Based Violencein the Democratic Republic of the Congo; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/12/09  Assistant Secretary Blake and Chargé d'Affaires Moore Discuss the Humanitarian Situation and Prospects for Political Reconciliation in Sri Lanka with Tamil Diaspora Groups; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/12/09  Interview With Mo Abudu of "Moments with Mo";  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Abuja, Nigeria
-08/12/09  Interview With Umar Said Tudun Wada of Radio Freedom Kano;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Abuja, Nigeria
-08/12/09  Meet and Greet With Embassy Personnel and Their Families;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Abuja, Nigeria
-08/12/09  Remarks With Congolese Foreign Minister Alexis Thambwe;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo
-08/12/09  Remarks With Nigerian Foreign Minister Ojo Maduekwe;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Abuja, Nigeria
-08/12/09  Remarks at Interfaith Outreach Roundtable;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Yar'Adua Center, Nigeria
-08/12/09  Town Hall with Civil Society Representatives On Good Governance And Transparency;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Yar'Adua Center; Abuja, Nigeria
-08/11/09  Background with Senior Official on Secretary's Visit to Goma; MONUC Air Support Operations Base; Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo
-08/11/09  Maria Otero Sworn in As Under Secretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/11/09  Public-Private Partnership to Improve Blood-Drawing Practices in Sub-Saharan Africa; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/11/09  Remarks En Route Abuja, Nigeria;  Assistant Secretary Johnnie Carson, Bureau of African Affairs; En Route Abuja, Nigeria
-08/11/09  Remarks En Route Nigeria;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; En Route Nigeria
-08/11/09  Roundtable With NGOs and Activists on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Issues;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; HEAL Africa; Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo
-08/11/09  Statement on Aung San Suu Kyi;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo
-08/10/09  Comments En Route Kinshasa;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; En Route Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
-08/10/09  Ecuador Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/10/09  Interview by Christian Lusakueno of Raga TV;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
-08/10/09  Interview by Jaldeep Katwala of Radio Okapi;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
-08/10/09  Partnering With Angola in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/10/09  Remarks With Angolan Foreign Minister Ansuncao Afonso dos Anjos At Signing Ceremony of PEPFAR Partnership Framework Agreement;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Luanda, Angola
-08/10/09  Remarks With Luandan Embassy Employees and Their Families;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Luanda, Angola
-08/10/09  Remarks at the Biamba Marie Mutombo Hospital and Research Center;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
-08/10/09  Secretary Clinton Meets Wth Embassy Personnel and Their Families;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Chief of Mission Residence; Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
-08/10/09  Signing Ceremony for Public-Private Partnership to Improve Blood-Drawing Practices in Sub-Saharan Africa; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/10/09  Toast at Dinner Hosted by Democratic Republic of the Congo Prime Minister Adolphe Muzito;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
-08/10/09  Town Hall with Search for Common Ground and Congolese University Students;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; St. Joseph's School; Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
-08/09/09  Background Briefing With Senior State Department Official in Angola; Hotel Tropico; Luanda, Angola
-08/09/09  Remarks With Angolan Foreign Minister Assuncao Afonso dos Anjos;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Luanda, Angola
-08/09/09  Remarks at Angolan National Assembly;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Luanda, Angola
-08/09/09  Remarks at Witnessing of Signing of Chevron USAID Memorandum of Understanding;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Luanda, Angola
-08/09/09  Toast at Luncheon Hosted by Angolan Foreign Minister Assuncao Afonso dos Anjos;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Luanda, Angola
-08/09/09  Women Are Drivers of Positive Change;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Op-Ed; City Press, South Africa
-08/08/09  Remarks During Visit to Victoria Mxenge Housing Development;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Cape Town, South Africa
-08/08/09  Remarks Following Meeting Between Secretary Clinton and President Zuma;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Durban, South Africa
-08/08/09  Remarks Following Meeting with Former South African President de Klerk;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Cape Town, South Africa
-08/07/09  Anniversary of the 1988 Popular Democratic Uprising in Burma; Deputy Spokesman Robert Wood; Washington, DC
-08/07/09  Moldova: Election Observers (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/07/09  Remarks Following Meeting With Former President Nelson Mandela;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Pretoria, South Africa
-08/07/09  Remarks With South African Minister of International Relations Nkoana-Mashabane;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Presidential Guest House; Pretoria, South Africa
-08/07/09  Remarks as Guest of Honor, National Women's Day Dinner;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Pretoria, South Africa
-08/07/09  Remarks at Embassy Meet and Greet;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Pretoria, South Africa
-08/07/09  Remarks at International Development Corporation Business Event;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Johannesburg, South Africa
-08/07/09  Remarks at PEPFAR Event with South African Minister of Health Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Cullinan Clinic; Johannesburg, South Africa
-08/06/09  Bolivian Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/06/09  Briefing on Plane En Route to Pretoria;  Assistant Secretary Johnnie Carson, Bureau of African Affairs; En Route to Pretoria
-08/06/09  Embassy Meet and Greet;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Nairobi, Kenya
-08/06/09  Industry Advisory Panel of Overseas Buildings Operations Meeting; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/06/09  Interview With Bill Odidi of Metro FM;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Nairobi, Kenya
-08/06/09  Interview With Fareed Zakaria of CNN;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Nairobi, Kenya
-08/06/09  Interview With Fatuma Sanbur of IQRA FM;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Nairobi, Kenya
-08/06/09  Interview With Seanice Kacungira of Capital FM;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Nairobi, Kenya
-08/06/09  Jamaican Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/06/09  Remarks With Somali Transitional Federal Government President Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Nairobi, Kenya
-08/06/09  Remarks at Wreath Laying at Memorial Park Commemorating Victims of August 7, 1998 Embassy Bombings;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Nairobi, Kenya
-08/06/09  Townterview Hosted by CNN and KTN At The University Of Nairobi;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; University of Nairobi; Nairobi, Kenya
-08/05/09  Fiftieth Anniversary of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/05/09  Interview With Andrea Mitchell of NBC;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Intercontinental Hotel; Nairobi, Kenya
-08/05/09  Remarks With Kenyan Foreign Minister Moses Wetangula;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Kenyatta International Conference Centre; Nairobi, Kenya
-08/05/09  Remarks at AGOA Gala Dinner;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Nairobi, Kenya
-08/05/09  Remarks at Launch of the Bilateral Investment Treaty with Mauritius;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Intercontinental Hotel; Nairobi, Kenya
-08/05/09  Remarks at the 8th Forum of the African Growth and Opportunity Act;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Kenyatta International Conference Centre; Nairobi, Kenya
-08/05/09  Remarks with Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and Kenya's Minister for Agriculture William Ruto at the Kenya Agricultural Research Institute;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Nairobi, Kenya
-08/05/09  Statement from Secretary Clinton in Nairobi, Kenya;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Intercontinental Hotel; Nairobi, Kenya 
-08/05/09  United States Launches Investment Treaty Negotiations with Mauritius; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/04/09  Briefing to Preview the Secretary's Trip to Africa;  Assistant Secretary Johnnie Carson, Bureau of African Affairs; En Route Nairobi, Kenya
-08/03/09  Remarks With Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC

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